Every so often, I lurk and occasionally post on left wing blogs, just for the perspective. Regarding the commentariat discussing abortion protesters as terrorists, see for yourself if Archbishop Chaput hasn’t nailed the qualities of liberal and conservative critics in this instance:
(T)he conservatives are meaner, but the liberals’ language is more foul.
Language advisory on the link: about as many f-bombs on the thread as mentions of the word “heretic” on a Doug Kmiec or Fr Jenkins thread. I perceive the same tunnel vision, the same group-pc-speak, the same echo chamber I see on the Right. The world is divided into three groups, it would seem:
1. Me and my friends who think alike and we’re all polite.
2. A few exciteable allies who can barely master their passions, so sometimes bad words slip out, but that’s okay ’cause the cause is just.
3. All those screaming, foaming idiots who disagree with groups one and two.